Team Bath put up a fight but Durham prove too strong as they underline BUCS Super Rugby title credentials

Durham demonstrated why they are BUCS Super Rugby league leaders as they produced a strong display to inflict defeat on Team Bath men’s 1st XV in their first home match of 2020. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – matched up well to the visitors for long periods of the game but Durham’s extra power in the pack eventually told as they secured a 38-0 victory at the Sports Training Village....

12 February 2020

Free BUCS Super Rugby returns to Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath take on title-chasing Durham

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to build on their impressive 39-33 win over Northumbria when they take on league leaders Durham tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). The Blue & Gold - sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell - have made a couple of changes from Friday’s win as Ollie Cattell comes into the second row and Eduardo Balocco switches to flanker, where he is partnered by the returning Chris Barry. Scrum-half Ed Rimmer...

12 February 2020

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer Notice: Please join us in being vigilant on hand hygiene while visiting the Sports Training Village

As a result of the NHS guidance regarding coronavirus, we are encouraging customers who visit the University of Bath Sports Training Village to join us in being vigilant on hand hygiene. The NHS advice also reminds people to follow standard infection control guidelines “Catch it, Bin it, Kill it”. The STV remains open as normal, with all activities running as planned, and customers can be reassured that we have reviewed cleaning arrangements, with our staff...

11 February 2020

Blue & Gold to start 2020 Vitality Superleague campaign in front of record-breaking netball crowd at Season Opener event

Team Bath Netball are set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a one-day event in UK netball history. The 2020 Vitality Netball Superleague Season Opener will see all 10 Superleague teams take to Arena Birmingham on Saturday, February 22 and is set to draw more than 8,700 fans, exceeding that of the Vitality Netball World Cup final day in July 2019. Team Bath play old rivals Loughborough Lightning in the fourth fixture...

11 February 2020

Plenty of home cheer for Team Bath Tennis as Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett claim LTA British Tour titles at Sports Training Village

Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett capped off a fine 2020 LTA British Tour event for Team Bath Tennis by claiming silverware on their home courts on Saturday. Three of the four finalists in the Grade 1 Premier competition train at the University of Bath, with number two seed Barnett coming through a three-set thriller against training partner Samantha Murray Sharan to claim the women’s title with a 2-6 6-3 6-4 success. Johnson didn’t drop a...

10 February 2020

Excellent all-round effort helps Team Bath hold off Northumbria fightback to claim important BUCS Super Rugby victory

Team Bath men’s 1st XV held off a late fightback from Northumbria to clinch a morale-boosting 39-33 success ahead of Wednesday’s big BUCS Super Rugby home match with league leaders Durham (kick-off 6.30pm, free to watch). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – raced into a 31-7 lead at the break at Kingston Park in Newcastle, with five tries assuring a bonus point. Northumbria claimed 26 points after the break to...

10 February 2020

Tom Gale soars to new heights as he sets Tokyo 2020 Olympic standard with new high jump PB and world-lead clearance

Team Bath Athletics Club’s Tom Gale set the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying standard as he continued his excellent indoor form with victory at the Hustopece Skeskakani event in the Czech Republic. Gale’s clearance of 2.33m was both a personal best and saw him join Darryl Sullivan of the United States as the world lead for the men’s high jump so far this year. It was also a third victory in as many indoor competitions for...

09 February 2020

Talented Team Bath Futures trio earn support on their sporting journey from Team Superschools

Three young sportspeople who train with the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme have received a £200 bursary from the Team Superschools (TSS) organisation. Skier Hester Poole and judoka Sam Simmonds were presented with their cheques and certificates at the University of Bath Sports Training Village by Olympic Champion Jason Gardener, who co-owns TSS with fellow Athens 2004 4x100m relay gold-medallist Darren Campbell. Track and field athlete Dylan Stoneman has also received funding from the...

08 February 2020

Men’s 1st XV face crunch BUCS Super Rugby trip to Northumbria as U20 duo prepare for Six Nations clashes with England and Wales

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are making the long journey to Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park ground today for a crunch BUCS Super Rugby clash against Northumbria (kick-off 7pm). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – are currently eighth in the table, six points and two places above tonight’s hosts so both teams will be keen to register an important victory. Team Bath will also be looking to make amends for defeat...

07 February 2020

Zoe Smith impressed by new Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre as Olympian returns to STV to lead weightlifting workshop

Olympian Zoe Smith returned to her former training base at the University of Bath this week to lead a weightlifting workshop in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, who represented Team GB at London 2012, and fellow weightlifter Noorin Gulam shared their expert knowledge with people of all experience during the interactive and informative session. It took place in the dedicated lifting zone of the Team Bath Gym...

06 February 2020

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